The woman who raised police shooting victim Akel “Christmas” James as a child admits he got out of hand in his later years, but says she was stunned the entire community came out to protest over...
You are here
Murders in Toco, Moruga raise toll to 51
The murder toll has now risen to 51 with the murders of a Moruga woman and a man from Toco.
This morning, at about 2.40 am, Ishma Ali, 39, from L’anse Mitan Road Moruga was sleeping in her home when she was awoken by her dogs’ barking.
Ali’s husband, Lincoln Samaroo got up to see what was outside. He was shot in the left leg. Fearing for his life, the man ran into bushes to evade the shooters.
He returned to the scene with the police and found Ali’s body on the ground. She was shot once in the chest.
There are no motives for this shooting.
In an unrelated killing police say the shooting death of 20-year-old Shaquille Wilson is linked to his involvement in the drug trade.
According to police, around 10.45 pm last night, Wilson of Anglais Road, Cumana was at home when his sisters heard gun shots. They later found him bleeding. The young man was taken to the Toco Health Facility where was pronounced dead.
User comments posted on this website are the sole views and opinions of the comment writer and are not representative of Guardian Media Limited or its staff.
Guardian Media Limited accepts no liability and will not be held accountable for user comments.
Guardian Media Limited reserves the right to remove, to edit or to censor any comments.
Any content which is considered unsuitable, unlawful or offensive, includes personal details, advertises or promotes products, services or websites or repeats previous comments will be removed.
User profiles registered through fake social media accounts may be deleted without notice.